Asia Pacific

MSSP Alert’s regional coverage of managed security services providers, cybersecurity news and events in Asia Pacific including Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and more.

Kaspersky Security Software: Will MSPs Choose Sides Amid International Pushback?

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Kaspersky’s MSP partnerships under pressure amid alleged, unproven Kaspersky-Russia government ties. Five European Union (EU) member countries seek ban.

Protean eGov Technologies to Compete in India’s Cybersecurity Marketplace with New Spin-Off Company

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Protean eGov Technologies enters India’s cybersecurity space with the launch of a wholly owned subsidiary, Protean InfoSec Service Limited.

XONA and Pago Networks Join Forces, Expanding MSP and MSSP Partner Program

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XONA teams up with Pago Networks, its first internationally-based partner; hires Roneeta Lal as channel sales and global partners director.

Microsoft Educational Partnership with AustCyber Promotes Diversity Within Australia’s Cybersecurity Workforce

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The Cyber Security Microsoft Traineeship Program helps Australians build a cybersecurity career regardless of age, background or experience.

Cyware and CyberQ Group Join Forces in Asia Pacific

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A new partnership between Cyware and CyberQ Group will strengthen cybersecurity capabilities in the Asia Pacific region, the companies jointly announced.

Australia Cybersecurity and Cyber Warfare Budget Grows

Australia Signals Directive (ASD) & Redspice budgeting seeks to enhance cyber warfare and information security capabilities.

Toyota Supplier Cyberattacks: Timeline and Recovery Updates

Toyota supply chain members Denso & Kojima Industries each suffered ransomware cyberattacks in February and March 2022. Here’s what happened.

Convergint Acquires Security Management Provider Prosys Services

Convergint acquires Prosys Services, a security management provider in Australia; Convergint gains video analytics & access control expertise.

IBM Security Operations Center (SOC): A Sign of Things to Come?

New IBM security operations center (SOC) in India may signal enhanced IBM commitment to security market. Part of CEO Arvind Krishna’s larger turnaround plan?

North Korea Hackers Gain $400 Million in Cryptocurrency Scams

Lazarus and other alleged hacker groups expand their focus on cryptocurrency cyberattacks. Here are 5 steps MSSPs can take to mitigate Lazarus attacks.